Well Played BMW Well Played (& It’s not just you, Facebook ignores big brands too)

BMW CONTEST MEMEOften we see examples in the media of companies and brands doing social media badly.

Social Media FAIL as it is known when they screw up, Social Media Meltdown when they screw up badly and then try and fight their way out of a bad situation only to make things far far worse!

Every now and then though, a big brand gets it really right! Oreo’s Superbowl “Dunk in the dark” tweet was one awesome example of a brand “Winning” big time in real time!


Why You Should Never Buy Facebook Fans! The Facts!

321537-facebook-thumbs-down-dislikeI hear many fan page owners saying the following statement:

  • “I just want to buy some Facebook fans for social proof!”
  • “I just want to get some numbers on my fan page and then I’ll invite all my contacts, customers and my mailing list etc. I don’t want them to see my page with 14 fans on it!”


Don’t do it! Seriously, do not do that!